Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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440195.4 NNE Nettleton, Lincolnshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Unringable. TA111001
440295.4 W Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys, Wales, S Michael (GF), 4, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in G. SO114284
440395.4 SSW Melbury Abbas, Dorset, S Thomas, 5, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in A. Mon (with exceptions). [website] ST882200
440495.4 SSE Upper Beeding, West Sussex, S Peter, 6, 7-2-27 (393 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Fri (confirm first). TQ192111
440595.4 SSW Edmondsham, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SU061115
440695.4 WNW Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
440795.5 ESE Tendring, Essex, S Edmund K&M, 6, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in A. Tue. TM143241
440895.5 NW Northwich, Cheshire, S Helen, Witton, 8, 14-0-0 (711 kg) in F. Mon. SJ664738
440995.5 SE Bobbing, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-2-21 (441 kg) in A♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. [website] TQ888651
441095.5 NNE Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, S Edith, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TF392879
441195.5 SW Cucklington, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 11-0-25 (570 kg) in F. Rung from porch. [website] ST755277
441295.5 W Llandeilo Graban, Powys, Wales, S Teilo (GF), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SO093446
441395.5 ENE Little Walsingham, Norfolk, S Mary & All Saints, 6, 19-1-23 (988 kg) in E. TF935364
441495.5 E Stutton, Suffolk, S Peter (S;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] TM161344
441595.6 E Oakley, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G. [website] TM157773
441695.6 ENE Bunwell, Norfolk, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. TM125927
441795.6 NNE South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. TF381887
441895.6 SW Pilton, Somerset, S John Bapt (S;T), 8, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in E. PN alternates with Pylle. Tue (exc 1st). [website] ST588408
441995.6 NW Bangor on Dee, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, S Dunawd (GF), 6, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in B♭. SJ388454
442095.6 NNW Penistone, South Yorkshire, S John Bapt, 8, 14-1-12 (729 kg) in F♯. Thu. SE246033
442195.7 SW Stoke Trister, Somerset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 7-1-13 (374 kg) in A. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (alt). [website] ST736287
442295.7 E Westerfield, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 5-1-26 (279 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise. TM175476
442395.7 NNE Rothwell, Lincolnshire, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 8-3-2 (445 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TF149993
442495.7 ENE Tibenham, Norfolk, All Saints, 6, 18-1-3 (929 kg) in E♭. TM134899
442595.7 E Debenham, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 8, 21-0-20 (1076 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TM174632
442695.8 NW Hartford, Cheshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in G. Tue. SJ637722
442795.8 ENE Barnham Broom, Norfolk, S Peter & S Paul (S), 5, 9-0-20 (466 kg) in G. Tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Mon 19:00. TG082077
442895.8 SE Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock); rung from chancel. Wed. [website] TQ771498
442995.8 WNW St Martins, Shropshire, S Martin of Tours (T), 6, 7-2-22 (391 kg) in A. Mon. [website] SJ322363
443095.9 W Crickadarn, Powys, Wales, S Mary, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G. Unringable; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,4,3. SO089422
443195.9 WSW Marshfield, Newport, Gwent, Wales, S Mary V (T), 8, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. ST261825
443295.9 SSW Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, S Giles, 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. [website] SU031119
443395.9 SW Wick St Lawrence, Somerset, S Lawrence (GF;T), 6, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in E♭. PN Fri (1,3,5) held at Kewstoke. Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] ST366654
443495.9 E Witnesham, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 6 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TM179509
443595.9 NNE Utterby, Lincolnshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯. Unringable. TF305932
443695.9 N Hooton Pagnell, South Yorkshire, All Saints, 3, 6-1-6 (320 kg) in C. The ringing bells form part of a 9-bell chime. SE485079
443795.9 SSE Lyminster, West Sussex, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 9-2-12 (488 kg) in G. Mon PN alternates: Lyminster:1st,3rd; Arundel: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd). TQ022047
443895.9 NNW Bredbury, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 8, 11-2-7 (587 kg) in G. Wed 18:30. SJ931919
443995.9 W Llanbadarn Fawr, Powys, Wales, S Padarn (GF), 5, 5-3-2 (293 kg) in C. Rung from porch. SO086643
444095.9 ENE Wymondham, Norfolk, Abbey Ch of S Mary V & S Thomas a Becket (T), 10, 26-2-2 (1347 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TG106014
444196 E Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
444296 SSE Maresfield, East Sussex, S Bartholomew (GF), 8, 14-1-5 (726 kg) in F. Mon (not always: check) 20:00. TQ465240
444396 SE Borden, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 22 cwt (~1120 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ882629
444496 SW Pylle, Somerset, S Thomas a Becket, 6, 10-0-13 (514 kg) in G. PN alternates with Pilton; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue (1st). [website] ST607383
444596 E Winston, Suffolk, S Andrew (GF), 5, 5-1-12 (272 kg) in B♭. [website] TM180616
444696 SW Westbury sub Mendip, Somerset, S Lawrence (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Mon. [website] ST499487
444796 NE Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable. TF520808
444896.1 N Adwick le Street, South Yorkshire, S Laurence (T), 6, 10-0-24 (519 kg) in G♯. Fri 18:30. SE540085
444996.1 SSE Clapham, West Sussex, S Mary V (GF), 3, 3-3-12 (196 kg) in D. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; three-quarter wheels; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. TQ095066
445096.1 SSE Yapton, West Sussex, S Mary (GF), 6, 6-2-12 (336 kg) in B♭. Mon 14:00. SU981035